Period
to 15 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 149 150 210
Rank change year-on-year +1 +60 -49
Contract jobs citing FMCG 48 40 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.95% 0.87% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.29% 3.05% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 39 8
West Midlands median daily rate £390 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £354 £363 £288
90th Percentile £465 £538 £528
England median daily rate £431 £438 £426
% change year-on-year -1.43% +2.64% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.43 £26.15 £26.25
% change year-on-year -33.37% -0.38% +7.14%

FMCG is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,459 1,310 1,766
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.88% 28.65% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 842 828 1,066
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £232 £219 £216
90th Percentile £550 £513 £541
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 97 82 79
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £15.82 £15.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.19% +4.04% -15.53%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.16 £10.75
90th Percentile £28.25 £37.25 £39.00
England median hourly rate £21.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +8.11%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing FMCG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FMCG in the West Midlands

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for FMCG in the West Midlands

FMCG
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +14 35 £390 +0.65% 6
Birmingham +2 35 £390 -2.50% 5
Solihull - 1 - - 2
Warwickshire - 1 £513 - 2
FMCG
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing FMCG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 37 (77.08%) Retail
2 17 (35.42%) Logistics
3 12 (25.00%) Finance
4 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
4 10 (20.83%) Windows
4 10 (20.83%) ERP
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
5 9 (18.75%) GDPR
6 8 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
6 8 (16.67%) ITIL
6 8 (16.67%) SQL
7 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (12.50%) VMware
8 6 (12.50%) Firewall
9 5 (10.42%) e-Learning
9 5 (10.42%) Information Security
9 5 (10.42%) ITSM
9 5 (10.42%) Legal
9 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
9 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (10.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 5 (10.42%) ServiceNow
9 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
10 4 (8.33%) PCI DSS
10 4 (8.33%) Change Management
10 4 (8.33%) DHCP
10 4 (8.33%) B2C

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Sage X3
2 1 (2.08%) SAP SD
2 1 (2.08%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) Firewall
2 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (8.33%) DHCP
4 3 (6.25%) Internet
4 3 (6.25%) LAN
4 3 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.08%) OLAP
1 1 (2.08%) Power BI
1 1 (2.08%) QlikView
1 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 37 (77.08%) Retail
2 12 (25.00%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Legal
3 5 (10.42%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.25%) Advertising
5 2 (4.17%) Marketing
6 1 (2.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Analyst
1 14 (29.17%) Project Manager
2 12 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Business IT Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) IT Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) IT Business Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Process Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Project Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) DBA
4 6 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 6 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Business Process Analyst
5 5 (10.42%) ERP Manager
5 5 (10.42%) ERP Project Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Server Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) GDPR Business Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Senior Server Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Wintel Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) e-Learning
2 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (6.25%) User Experience
3 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.83%) Windows
1 10 (20.83%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Logistics
2 10 (20.83%) ERP
3 8 (16.67%) ITIL
3 8 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
4 7 (14.58%) E-Commerce
4 7 (14.58%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.42%) Information Security
5 5 (10.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (10.42%) ITSM
6 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (8.33%) B2C
6 4 (8.33%) Change Management
6 4 (8.33%) Dashboard Development
6 4 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) Coaching
7 3 (6.25%) Migration
7 3 (6.25%) Patch Management
7 3 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (6.25%) UX Design
7 3 (6.25%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) GDPR
2 4 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.17%) SLA
4 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (2.08%) QA
4 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.17%) BitLocker
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
3 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) VMware
2 5 (10.42%) ServiceNow
3 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) Sage
4 1 (2.08%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) SAP